Japanese Learning

N5 Kanji 42:週

Meaning

In Japanese, 週 means “week”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:Not often used
Onyomi:しゅう

How to write it:

How to use it:

Onyomi:
毎週(まいしゅう)→every week
週末(しゅうまつ)→weekend
先週(せんしゅう)→last week
今週(こんしゅう)→this week
来週(らいしゅう)→next week

Origin:

週=辶+周.
辶 is a radical that means “walk”.
周 is a kanji that stands for the field long time ago.
So you can remember 週 by “It takes a man one week to take a walk in the field”

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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